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Indian-Americans get prime spots at US presidential conventions


August 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) With both the Democratic and Republican parties out to woo the three million strong Indian-American community with its growing political clout, three of them have ... Read more...

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Tulsi Gabbard set to become first Hindu in US Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Honolulu City Councilwoman Tulsi Gabbard has a great chance to become the first Hindu member of the US House of Representatives in 2013 with her ... Read more...

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Haley, Jindal in Romney’s VP guessing game


May 5th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the guessing game begins about presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, two Indian-American governors, Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal, figure among the ... Read more...

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Indian American Upendra Chivukula to run for US Congress


March 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Upendra Chivukula, an Indian American member of the New Jersey state assembly, plans to run for US Congress with the hope of unseating Republican Leonard ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal files for re-election


September 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Louisiana Governor "Piyush" Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American to be elected as chief executive of a US state, has filed to run again with his ... Read more...

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Louisiana ex-governor enters US presidential race


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Former governor of US' Louisiana state Buddy Roemer has formally announced his White House bid, a media report said.The 67-year-old politician made the announcement Thursday, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Jindal will sign “birther bill” if passed by Louisiana legislature


April 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said he would sign a "birther bill" if the legislature passes it, despite the fact that his fellow Republican Governor Jan ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Louisiana Guv Jindal facing flak over donation to wife’s charity


March 4th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Orleans (US), Mar. 4 (ANI): Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has attracted controversy over his wife's charity accepting about 790,000 dollars in donations from corporations that have also donated to the ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley begins historic run as governor (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history Wednesday as she became the first woman governor of South Carolina and the ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley is South Carolina governor (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history Wednesday as she became the first woman governor of South Carolina and the ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley set to become South Carolina governor


January 12th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, is set to become the first woman governor of South Carolina and the first Indian ... Read more...

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Jindal is cracking down on fake bath salts used by drug dealers


January 12th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Louisiana (US), Jan.12 (ANI): What could possibly be menacing about bath salts? Well, if you are the Indian-origin Governor of the American state of Louisiana, the issue is actually more than ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley’s Punjab relatives await her visit


November 8th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Verka (Punjab), Nov 8 (IANS) The Randhawa household in Punjab is elated. Indian origin Nikki Haley's relatives are planning to be part of her swearing-in as governor of South ... Read more...

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I know what people want: governor elect Nikki Haley


November 4th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) Nikki Haley, who created history by becoming the first woman to win the governor's race in South Carolina state and the first Indian American woman in the ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley, daughter of Sikh parents, is South Carolina’s first woman governor (Night Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Nikki Randhawa Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history by becoming the first woman to win the governor's race in South ... Read more...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley South Carolina’s first woman governor (Second Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history by becoming the first woman to win the governor's race in South Carolina ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley becomes first Indian-American woman governor (Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Riding a Republican wave, Nikki Haley, a daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, created history as the first Indian American woman to win the ... Read more...

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Indian American Nikki Haley will be South Carolina governor


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) Republican Nikki Haley, daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, will be the new governor of South Carolina state after she defeated her Democratic rival Vincent Sheheen ... Read more...

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13 rescued after Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) An offshore oil rig exploded and caught fire Thursday in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Coast Guard said. All 13 rig workers abandoning the rig and were ... Read more...

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BP ‘temporarily’ stops oil leak in Gulf of Mexico


July 16th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, July 16(ANI): The gush of oil from BP's spewing well in the Gulf of Mexico has been 'temporarily' stopped for the first time in three months, raising hopes that it ... Read more...

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Governor Bobby Jindal: Guns in church are legal


July 8th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Louisiana, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Louisiana governor - Bobby Jindal has signed a bill into law that would make guns in church legal.The law, which was signed yesterday, would be implemented ... Read more...

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Makes Gun Legal In Church


July 8th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bobby Jindal, the Governor of Louisiana has signed a bill yesterday, which makes taking guns in to the church, legal. This piece of ... Read more...

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More Indian Americans contesting polls this year


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 6 (IANS) With the rise of 'desi power', as people of Indian origin call themselves, a record number of Indian Americans are running for public office this ... Read more...

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Longest-running Indian-American TV show goes national


July 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 6 (IANS) "Darshan", the longest-running Indian-American television programme in the US, has launched a new nationally-broadcast weekly half-hour programme called "Darshan America".The new show started Saturday would ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley wins, in line to become South Carolina governor (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 23 (IANS) A second Indian American stood in line to become the governor of a US state when Republican Nikki Haley won the South Carolina primary runoff ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley wins South Carolina runoff after drama-filled race


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 23 (IANS) Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley made history as South Carolina Republicans made her their first female gubernatorial nominee, handing her an easy victory in her ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley’s success sees rise of Indian-American candidates in U.S. politics


June 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12(ANI): Indian-American Nikki Haley, who has advanced to a Republican Party runoff in South Carolina's gubernatorial race, has put the spotlight on the increased involvement of people of Indian ... Read more...

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Louisiana Governor Jindal again seeks political mileage from Gulf oil spill


May 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Louisiana (US), May 27 (ANI): Louisiana's Indian origin Governor Bobby Jindal has once gain seized the political and national spotlight by demanding a "Big Government response" to the Gulf of Mexico ... Read more...

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Jindal puts off book to focus on oil spill


May 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 26 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has asked that the release of his forthcoming political book be delayed so he can focus on the ... Read more...

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Louisiana Governor emphasized the need for more boom barriers on the coast to combat oil spill


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:58 am ICT by BNO News
COCODRIE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Friday joined officials for a meeting and flyover of oil impacted areas off the Terrebonne Parish coast, stressing the need for more ... Read more...

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SBA Administrator offers economic aid to Louisiana small businesses affected by oil spill


May 7th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Small Business Administration will offer low-interest loans to Louisiana small businesses which suffered financial losses due to the April 20 oil spill, SBA Administrator Karen Mills announced ... Read more...

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President Obama to tour oil spill disaster area


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Venice (US), May 2 (DPA) US President Barack Obama was headed to Louisiana Sunday to survey the oil spill from a damaged off-shore well and the efforts to battle an environmental ... Read more...

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Louisiana Governor Jindal declares state of emergency due to oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico


April 30th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Thursday declared a state of emergency and requested additional resources from the federal government as the state prepares for the potential ... Read more...

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‘Indian Americans catching up in US politics too’ (With Images)


April 20th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 20 (IANS) Recipient of this year's prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honour, Indian American business leader Rao S. Anumolu believes the Indian community, doing an "A+ job" ... Read more...

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The rise of the Indian American (Flashback 2009)


December 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) If Indian Americans had helped transform India-US ties into a "strategic relationship" in the Bush era, 2009 was a year of consolidation as Barack Obama ... Read more...

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